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Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 April Feb 2010

* Healthy person’s genome analyzed to predict risk for diseases, responses to treatments >>
* What can you learn from a whole genome sequence? >>
* Scientists report first genome sequence of frog >>
* Our Genes Can be Set on Pause >>

* VIDEO: Augmented-Reality Floor Gives Physical Feedback >>
* TED Blog: Toward a science of simplicity: George Whitesides on TED.com >>
* The Day Neil deGrasse Tyson Got a Call From the Universe >>
* Videos from H+ UK conference >>

* World first remote heart operation carried out in UK using robotic arm >>
* Nanodot Tech Crams Billions of Pages of Information onto a Single Tiny Chip >>
* NASA to Probe the Universe’s First Moments >>
* Frog DNA Yields Clues to Vertebrate Genome Evolution >>
* Sign language study shows multiple brain regions wired for language >>

* TechCrunch: Tim “The 4-Hour Workweek” Ferriss On Angel Investing (Video) – >>

* Laser ‘tractor beams’ to tidy up space junk >>
* Amazing Chatroulette Video Of The Day: The Speed Painter >>
* The Ghost Protocol – Digital Identity for Immortals >>
* Soylent Twitter talk >>
* Transhumanism Has Already Won >>

* mindhackz: Watching a living brain in the act of seeing — with single-synapse resolution >>
* Self-Powered Flexible Electronics >>
* 20 Amazing Futuristic Hydrogen Vehicle Design Concepts >>
* 5 Terrifying Parallels Between What’s Going On Now And The Great Depression >>
* Microsoft Cancels Its “Courier” Tablet (MSFT) >>
* OLED Film Could Provide Cheap Night Vision For Cars >>
* World’s first augmented reality store launched by Layar >>

* Refined tools help pinpoint disease-causing genes >>
* Military Wants to Super-Charge Troop Smarts >>
* The Legal Case for Robot War Gets Complicated | Wired >>
* 5 Reasons Google and Search Won’t Dominate The Next Decade >>

* i, NoBot >>
* Scobleizer: Interesting letter from Steve Jobs regarding Flash: >>
* TEDchris: Outmoded, mediocre, expensive, doomed. Seth Godin lobs a hand-grenade at US university system >>
* ProfBrianCox: Excellent post from Susan Watts – science inot the issue it should be >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-04-29 >>
* amishare: Watching: Nature by Numbers – a movie inspired on numbers, geometry and nature, by Cristóbal Vila… >>
* Why We Prefer Founding CEOs >>

* Virus trained to seek and destroy cancer – >>
* Towel-folding robot hopes to be labs’ standard model >>
* Margaret Atwood | How I learned to love Twitter” >>
* Virgo Cluster Galaxy NGC 4731 >>
* Nature by Numbers – a movie inspired on numbers, geometry and… >>
* How to Spot an Untrustworthy Smile >>
* Self Assembly across Scales as a path to Molecular Manufacturing and Self Assembled Peptoid nanosheets as a… >>

* Artificial Skin That Stretches like Real Skin Has been Created >>
* Whole Genome Sequencing to Unravel Genetic Basis of Pediatric Cancer >>
* Robots Are Going To Get You Drunk (Video) >>
* Donate Stem Cells, Save Someone’s Life (Video) >>
* AirStrip Technologies offers mobile, medical software applications that deliver vital data directly to mobiles >>
* Apple: Speechless No More >>

* Family Nanny Robot will care for you when no human will | DVICE >>
* Unreal Tournament: Was That a Bot or a Human? | h+ Magazine” >>
* Frontal Cortex and the Discovery of Abstract Action Rules” >>
* Shoe power generator, embedded in the sole of a shoe, harvest energy >>
* Neural mechanisms of abstract learning >>
* Steve Ballmer Talks “General Purpose” Natal | Edge Online >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 April Feb 2010

* Nanotechnology and the future of advanced materials >>
* Cell intelligence and surviving the dead of winter >>
* This Book’s For You >>
* Robotic Russian Cargo Ship Launches Toward Space Station >>
* Image of the Day: The Turbulent Beauty of the Orion Nebula >>
* Man claims to have had no food or drink for 70 years – Telegraph >>
* Discover Interview: The Math Behind the Physics Behind the Universe >>
* Molecular Programming Approaches Molecular Manufacturing >>
* Can the Human Body Make Its Own Morphine? >>

* Scientific Advances Require Blind Luck >>
* 50,000 sites have already integrated Facebook’s new social plugins & over 1 billion likes on day one! >>
* Ron Dennis’s brain transplant >>
* Can world’s largest laser zap Earth’s energy woes? – CNN.com >>
* The Search for the Sun’s Long Lost Siblings >>
* World’s largest curved plasma display flows into Japan’s Kansai airport >>
* What Does the Future Hold for IT? >>
* Blog – Augmented-Reality Floor Tiling >>
* Anil Seth: How we’ll find out what consciousness is >>
* Leonardo da Vinci, the untaught genius >>
* Nanodots breakthrough may lead to ‘a library on one chip’ >>

* New microscopy technique reveals mechanics of blood cell membranes >>
* Physicist finds colder isn’t always slower as electron emissions increase at temps to -452 F >>
* Water Ice Found on the Surface of an Asteroid for the First Time >>
* Catalyst Brings Cheap Hydrogen Fuel Closer to Reality >>
* Hypertensive rat genome sequence expected to uncover genetic basis of human hypertension >>
* Complex brain functions help adapt to new situations and stimuli >>
* New study helps explain the surprising behavior of tiny ‘artificial muscles’ >>
* World first remote heart operation to be carried out in Leicester using robotic arm >>
* The Greatest Story Ever Told — 10 — The lights are on, can you see? [Starts With A Bang] >>

* Nanotube ‘fuzz’ boosts optical performance >>
* Cellphone Payments Offer Alternative to Cash – NYTimes.com >>
* Dimmer Switch Built for Superconducting Quantum Comp and US Army Research Solicits Quantum Computer Technology >>
* Delivering Babies, Treating Heart Attacks, Scanning Brains – All From Your Phone >>
* Ocean chemistry changing at unprecedented rate | Reuters >>
* Soluto – Anti Frustration Software Based on Collective Wisdom >>
* With New Quantum Encryption Scheme, Messages Can Only Be Read in Designated Geographical Location >>
* Space rock has ‘frosted surface’ >>
* If The Universe Is Expanding, What’s It Expanding Into? [Ask A Physicist] >>

* Water Ice and Organic Material Found for First Time on Asteroid >>
* Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life Guides Next Wave of Space Exploration Missions >>
* Rocket racing planes face off for the first time | DVICE >>
* Japanese Robots to Invade the Moon – maido-kun – Gizmodo >>
* The Data-Driven Life – NYTimes.com” >>
* CCIA report: Fair use generates $4.7 trillion in revenue >>
* @siri has been sold to Apple FTC says. >>
* HP Buying Palm for $1.2 Billion >>
* mashable: 5 Real-Time Location Trends to Watch – >> >>
* Mind Transfer Science could prevent you from dying in future >>

* News for 2010-04-28 >>
* An Open Source Personal Robot On The Horizon?” >>
* Looking at the amount of phishing going on, next big change might have been “verified http links” >>
* iPad Free Brain Imaging Apps >>
* Stem Cell-Powered Worm Doesn’t Age, Can Grow a New Head” >>
* Showtime: Gary Chang’s Hong Kong Apartment | Beyond The Beyond” >>
* Cognition Accelerated by Just 4 x 20 Minutes Meditation” >>
* Chips, worms and grey matter: more similar than you think” >>
* Sunset on a Golden Sea >>
* Singularity 101 with Vernor Vinge >>

* Robot competition pits mini-mechs against each other >>
* Blue Brain in a Virtual Body >>
* Possible Destination? Researchers Find Water Ice and Organics on Asteroid >>
* Now Your Cell Phone Can Take Out the Trash >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 April Feb 2010

* Earth microbes may contaminate the search for life on Mars >>
* New cancer test cuts deaths by 40 per cent – Telegraph >>
* Kris Notaro Postmodern Regression Towards the Mean >>
* This Is How Air Space Reboots – Airplanes >>
* Charlie Rose Brain Series >>
* Must-read. Do neurons do far more computing than we know? >>
* Building an Internet of Things (video) >>
* Technology News: Robotics: Where Are the Robots Taking Us? Part 1 >>
* Researchers develop technique to visualize ‘your brain on drugs’ >>

* New pill for men to ‘last longer’ >>
* Is Iran Running Out of Uranium? >>
* Apple has sat on steering committee for task force >>
* News for 2010-04-27 >>
* Why I have faved 18,456 Tweets (why Twitter is dominant in tech industry) >>
* IEEE Spectrum: Humanoid Robot Mahru Mimics a Person’s Movements in Real Time >>
* Scientists Find Genes That Influence Brain Wave Patterns >>
* Going Out with a Bang >>
* Big numbers, brilliant minds, mind-boggling concepts >>
* Court settlement highlights DNA dilemma >>

* NIST Develops ‘Dimmer Switch’ for Superconducting Quantum Computing >>
* Say hello to the world’s ugliest spy glasses >>
* Could an Asteroid Impact Knock the Moon into the Earth? >>
* Site Announced for ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope: Right Next to Very Large Telescope >>
* Researchers Witness and Image Atomic Spin for the First Time [Atoms] >>
* Big Think’s Top 10 Videos of the First 100 Days of 2010 >>
* ProfBrianCox: Looking forward to History of Science now on BBC2 ! #wonders >>
* Multiple personal genomes await : Article : Nature >>
* Why We CAN Trust Machines – Even to Run Society | Resource Based Living >>

* Programming Your Own Thought-Controlled Robot – How To by ExtremeTech >>
* Photo: Australian CSIRO Analysis of the Megatrends and Megashocks of Our Future World futuramb:…” >>
* “Wisdom: From Philosophy to Neuroscience” Review by A.C. Grayling” >>
* Hottest research of 2009: >> >>
* Organized chaos gets robots going – Max Planck Society >>
* New views at the nanoscale | Building a microscope that uses MRI technology >>
* The First Amendment and Kittens >>
* New Video Shows Big Dog Robot Really Jogs, and At 5 mph Too!” >>

* Robots In Space | h+ Magazine >>
* Youth and Paradigm Shifts >>
* Gene Silencing Prevents Its First Human Disease >>
* Top secret quantum messages for your room only >>
* When Will We Be Able to Build Brains Like Ours? >>
* Superresolution MRI – magnetic force resonance microscopy >>
* New Video Shows Big Dog Robot Really Jogs, and At 5 mph Too! >>
* Minoru 3D Webcam (Videos) >>
* IEEE Spectrum: IBM Develops Patterning Technique that Could Replace E-Beam Lithography >>
* Three-Dimensional Cell Culture: Making Cells Feel Right at Home >>

* Liquid Metal Batteries Could Lead to Power Storage Breakthrough >>
* The Search for Genes Leads to Unexpected Places >>
* Ned Block on Consciousness as an Illusion >>
* Neuroimaging of the Female Orgasm >>
* Japan to launch ‘space yacht’ propelled by solar particles >>
* Deadly New Russian Weapon Hides In Shipping Container >>
* A Robot Called WANDA (w/ Video) >>
* Bangkok’s First Robot Restaurant Full of Motoman Waiters (video) | Singularity Hub >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 April Feb 2010

* Nanopatch induces a protective immune response Using 100 Times Less Vaccine >>
* Cosmic Beacons Sing in Different Octaves >>
* AR Aura Recognition >>
* Now Witness the Firepower of This Fully Operational (and slow motion) Saturn V >>
* Researchers develop technique to visualize ‘your brain on drugs’ >>
* Mix of Rocketeers & Augmented Reality in the “Rocket Racing League” >>
* How We Make Meaning through Visual Perception and Solve Problem >> >>
* The Golden Age of Software >>
* NOVA | Infinite Secrets Contemplating Infinity >>
* IBM Creates Smallest 3D Nano-Map >>

* Virginia Tech researchers reveal full-sized CHARLI-L humanoid robot (update: video!) >>
* All GSM Phones Open To Attack, Tracking >>
* Helping you find your way through the final frontier >>
* WSJ-vs.-NYT Print War Is Really About Digital >>
* Personality may influence brain shrinkage in aging >>
* Molecular Computer Mimics Human Brain >>

* Human brain recognizes and reacts to race >>
* Gene silencing prevents its first human disease >>
* Physicists capture first images of atomic spin >>
* Mice Make Their Own Morphine >>
* Scientists learn to block pain at its source >>
* Novel nanoparticles prevent radiation damage (w/ Video) >>
* A Robot Called WANDA (w/ Video) >>
* Bangkok’s First Robot Restaurant Full of Motoman Waiters (video) >>
* The billions that bug us: A genomic view of humans and their microbes >>

* Night Vision Coming Soon To Cell Phones, Eyeglasses >>
* The Perfect Loft Is Under the Sea [Architecture] >>
* DARPA’s HTV-2 Hypersonic Glider Fails During Trial Run >>
* Infographic: Visualizing Twitter Conversations in Real Time >>
* Human Picture Project Puts Families in Focus >>
* Tweet Sleeve lets you wear your emotions for all to see >>
* BP Turns to Robotic Subs for Help Sealing Oil Well After Rig Explosion >>
* How Chimpanzees Mourn Their Dead [Biology] >>
* Supreme Court That Misunderstood Texts, Email to Take on Video Game Debate >>

* timoreilly: Controlling a Robot With the Emotiv EEG Headset Toffler: “The future always comes… >>
* The Billion-Year Technology Gap: Could One Exist? >>
* rfurlan: New blog post: “The day we finally grow up” >> >>
* rfurlan: Creating artificial scarcity of virtual goods and selling it for real money .. >>
* rfurlan: “Everything but the entrepreneur can be outsourced” David Rose @ #futureofmoney >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-04-26 >>
* amishare: Multitasking Brain Divides And Conquers, To A Point by Jon Hamilton >>
* Firing on all neurons: Where consciousness comes from by Anil Ananthaswamy >>
* Within Any Possible Universe, No Intellect Can Ever Know It All >>

* Unlocking Your Inner ‘Fish’: Human DNA Traced Back to Marine Origins” >>
* Knowmads as metabolic reactors of information (Hybrid Future and Knowmads (pt 3)” >>
* Why Humans Have Sex | The New York Academy of Sciences >>
* New Age terrorists develop homeopathic bomb” >>
* Dust Pillar of the Carina Nebula >>
* The end of ages >>
* A Look at Progress in Cancer Vaccines >>
* CiviGuard: When Disaster Strikes Your Smartphone Will Save Your Life >>
* Ajaxian » Blowing up HTML5 video >>

* Life’s best when it’s flowing >> >>
* Krugman: You’re All Hyping The Wrong Goldman Emails >>
* Perching UAV Sticks To Walls >>
* Blog – First Evidence That Mirror Matter May Fill the Universe? >>
* Two prototype iPod touch devices with cameras surface on eBay >>
* Emotiv Headset Controls Rovio Robot Via Brainwaves [DIY] >>
* Japanese Show Off Gesture-Controlled Phone For Natal-Style Emailing [Sensors] >>
* Implantable Electronics­ >>
* The secrets of intelligence lie within a single cell >>

* In the long run, all that ash can be a good thing >>
* LEDs Could Save Your Wrinkled, Pimpled Face >>
* Houses of 2020 will be all about energy >>
* Mastering multicore >>
* Informed Consent’ and the Ethics of DNA Research…” >>
* Some of you may not understand this, but I grew up watching the Space Shuttle launches from my home… >>
* Geoengineers get the fear” >>
* Nanotechnology’s road to artificial brains >>
* E Ink Demos Next Generation eBook Reader Displays >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 April Feb 2010

* YouTube – 12X Blu-Ray Star Trek Phaser >>
* GeorgeDvorsky: A Wasp Finds the Seat of the Cockroach Soul >> >>
* Artificial Pancreas Tracks Two Hormones >>
* Porky Visual Studio looks over the hill >>
* James Martin – Film: The Meaning of the 21st Century – Synopsis >>
* Whale poo could aid climate, say Aussie scientists >>
* YouTube – AWESOME Augmented reality Glasses “StarkHUD 2020” from FUJIKAWA >>

* chrisgrayson: Track what everyone is Liking on Facebook. Useful (and boy did that appear fast)… >>
* ItsTrending.com – A real time feed of the most shared content on Facebook >>
* rfurlan: Excited about the #futureofmoney summit tomorrow! >>
* Andy Budd – Seductive Design on Vimeo >>
* Robot Sketch Artist In China >>
* Robotic Arm Plays Chess In Our World >>
* We Need A Government That Isn’t Funded By Wall Street >>
* The race to find Viagra for women >>

* 6 Moments in time caught by National Geographic >>
* Future Tech and Relationships >>
* The Mystery of the Missing Methane >>
* 16% of US homes can now get fiber, but deployments slowing >>
* Scientists crack code of critical bacterial defense mechanism >>
* Targeting a microscopic pathogen lurking in water >>
* Brain-like computing on an organic molecular layer >>
* Bill Gates Argues for Government-Backed Energy Technologies [Bill Gates] >>

* Cellphone Inventor Predicts a Wetware Future [Cellphones] >>
* Two-Headed Lizard Keeps Trying To Eat Its Own Head [Reptiles] >>
* GeorgeDvorsky: What possible resources could we offer a post-Singularity civ with access to molecular assembling… >>
* davewiner: What if: A standards body that obeyed Asmiov’s three laws of robotics. >>
* Will Goldman Sachs prove greed is God? >>
* The science that stops us looking older – Telegraph >>
* Evangelical Scientists Refute Gravity With New ‘Intelligent Falling’ Theory >>

* Like Button” >>
* Gene silencing may be responsible for induced pluripotent stem cells’ limitations >>
* Petman Robot Picks Up Speed, Runs Faster than 7 km/h (Video) >>
* Supercomputing and human intelligence >>
* Three Megatrends in China for the Next Five Years >>
* Ranking algorithms for better Drug Discovery and Computers Track Pathogen changes for Better Health >>
* Burj Al Meel Mile high Skyscraper will be the Skyscraper Built by the Bailout of Citigroup >>
* Is Kurzweil’s New Movie a Dud or a Must-See? >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 April Feb 2010

* Play Mars Escape – To help make social robots >>
* Don’t talk to aliens, warns Stephen Hawking – Times Online >>
* Movie theaters turn to live event screenings to fill seats >>
* Mathematicians offer elegant solution to evolutionary conundrum >>
* 50th Anniversary of the Pill: Love, Sex, Freedom and Paradox – TIME >>
* New computational method to uncover gene regulation >>
* File-Sharers Monitoring The File-Sharing Hunters >>

* 9 Incredible pieces of art from a pile of sand >>
* GeorgeDvorsky: The European Union has declared that tourism is a human right … >>
* Brain-Computer Interfaces | Stanford Biology Lecture >>
* Technology Review: A New Road to Fusion? >>
* Stem cell hope for heart patients >>
* 10 Amazing Inventions that You Didn’t Know Existed >>
* 6 Absolutely beautiful images of lightening >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-04-24 >>
* Proof of Concept For Ajax Without JavaScript >>
* What Happens When IPv4 Address Space Is Gone >>
* YouTube – Vote small, think big | The end of democracy in Britain, or the beginning? >>
* Liked “Where tech and philosophy collide” >>
* New Must-See Video of the Spectacular A-Pod Ant Robot >>

* Maxed out: How much can a human lift? >>
* Maxed out: How high can you go? >>
* Speaker list >> re: >>
* Liked “Humanity+ UK 2010: “Unprecedented Gathering in London”” >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 April Feb 2010

* More Google Flak for Mapping European Homes’ Wireless Networks via Street View >>
* Seymourpowell Aircruise Concept >>
* Chinese Chair – Amazing Folding Chair >>
* New Metamaterial First to Bend Light in the Visible Spectrum >>
* Rocket Racing League – live streaming video powered by Livestream >>
* The Spooky World Of Quantum Biology | h+ Magazine >>
* Genetic Sequencing Splits the Orca Family >>

* Men vs. Women: Stress Brings Out Differences >>
* Hubble, Renewed, Reinvigorated, Raring to Go >>
* Never Hire Job Hoppers. Never. They Make Terrible Employees >>
* The Robots Podcast: 50 Years of Robotics (Part 1) >>
* College students struggle to go without media for 24 hours >>
* Indian Copyright Bill Declares Private, Personal Copying “Fair Dealing” >>

* An incredible sci-fi short film made for $5,000 >>
* Air Force launches hypersonic glider over Pacific >>
* Biobank ‘nearing 500,000 target’ >>
* Megatrends and megashocks: a new view of our future world >>
* Project fruit fly: What accounts for insect taste? >>
* Tireless diving robot feeds on the ocean’s heat >>
* Decaying beauty spied for first time by LHC >>

* Machine-learning revolutionizes software development >>
* Vatican to Fund Adult Stem Cell Research >>
* Information theory: A quantum calculation – A physicist argues that information is at the root >>
* Wow! Celebrate Hubble’s 20th With Best Space Image Ever >>
* New way to guide a car: With your eyes, not hands >>
* Change in Experiment Will Delay Shuttle’s End >>
* Google Not Suitable for Children Under 12, Says Web Censor >>
* 100-Year-Old Trick Squeezes Fiber-Optic Speeds from Copper Wires >>
* Nanodevice Powered by Motion : Discovery News >>

* Holy crap! Touchscreens can track hovering fingers now >>
* Gates Rethinks His War on Polio – WSJ >> >>
* News for 2010-04-23 >>
* Ben Goertzel How Should Society Be Structured? >>
* Neuroselves and exoselves: distributed cognition inside and outside brains, Telep” >>
* Scenarios for 2035: Long-Term Trends, Challenges and Uncertainties facing NOAA; 2009″ >>
* SDO: The Extreme Ultraviolet Sun >>
* What Is The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle? >>

* Successful face transplant said to be most complex to date >>
* Kyle Munkittrick A Clone of My Own >>
* DNA Day!!! >>
* Big Data shakes up the Speech Industry >>
* Australian CSIRO Analysis of the Megatrends and Megashocks of Our Future World >>
* IBM Uses 3D Nanotip Based Patterning That is 5 billion Times Smaller Scale of the Matterhorn” >>
* Worm’s regeneration ability unravelled by scientists” >>
* New Boston Dynamics Vids Show Faster Bots, Not Much Else >>
* Here Come the Planet Hunters! >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 23 April Feb 2010

* Maxed out: How long can you go without sleep? >>
* China’s Middle Class In Despair Over Fears They Will Never Own A Home >>
* Stunning Look at ISS and Docked Disovery — From the Ground! >>
* Gallery: Atlantis Rolls Towards Last Launch >>
* The 10,000 Year Acceleration: Has Human Civilization Turbo Charged Evolution? >>
* iPads Rolling Out Across California Hospital >>
* Who owns the rights to DNA? >>
* Light-based localisation for robotic systems >>
* Picking our brains: Nine neural frontiers >>

* High-Speed Robotic Hand >>
* Potential for new cancer detection and therapy method described >>
* The Future of Thinking – MIT Press >>
* Liked “Observations: Good teachers really do make a difference” >>
* Memristor Extends Moore’s Law by Decades and Will Enable Exascale Computers by 2020 >>
* New Tech: Mind-Reading Robots by 2020 >>
* Is Facebook the new internet and how soon before Microsoft tries to buy it ? >>
* Governments Will ‘Bankrupt Us’: Marc Faber – CNBC >>
* Butter Living: 10 Amazing Yellow Animals >>

* Perpetually Petrified Bodies : 60+ Invasive Plastination Creations >>
* Innovation: One web language to rule them all >>
* BeetleCam: a remote controlled camera gets up close to lions and elephants in Tanzania >>
* Doctors in Spain claim to have performed world’s first full face transplant >>
* Bill Gates Rethinks His War on Polio >>
* AILA bot can recognize objects’ weight and fragility, render shelf stackers obsolete (video) >>
* China Could Wipe Out Recycled Toilet Paper >>
* How To Buy An Internet-Ready TV >>
* India’s copyright proposals are un-American (and that’s bad) >>
* Human Uniqueness and the Future >>
* Nanofibers Carry Toxic Peptides Into Cancer Cells >>

* Software Turns Your Face into a Na’Vi from Avatar >>
* Origin of Life Chicken-and-Egg Problem Solved >>
* Tree rings map 700 years of Asian monsoons >>
* Flying Car Could Transform Warfare >>
* Crystal defect shown to be key to making hollow nanotubes >>
* Writer’s Block? IBM Researchers Have the Cure >>
* The Nanometer Matterhorn >>
* Brains, worms and computer chips have striking similarities >>
* Air Force Launches Secretive X-37B Space Plane on Mystery Mission (SPACE.com) >>
* Made to Order Diamonds for Super Efficient Lasers >>
* Gene for Intelligence Revealed by Studying Williams Syndrome >>

* Hilarious Video on the Perils of Voice Recognition Elevators >>
* Visual Chinatown of Davidope >>
* Newly discovered RNA steers brain development >>
* Bio-inspired computer networks self-organise and learn >>
* Speeding Tickets Now Coming From Outer Space [Cops] >>
* Can Algorithms Find the Best Intelligence Analysts? >>
* TED Blog: Build a tower, build a team: Tom Wujec on TED.com >>
* Anti-Obesity Pill Swells in Your Stomach, Making You Full Before You Even Start Eating >>
* Dustbot Comes When You Call It, to Pick Up Your Garbage and Take It Away >>
* Being morally strong makes you physically strong – Telegraph >>
* Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team | Video on TED.com >>
* The Hardwired Myth – And why that term should be banned from every mouth >>
* Scientists have discovered gene that allows a worm to regenerate its own body parts >>
* Morality comes from the brain – not a soul >>

* 10 Emerging Technologies 2010 >>
* Earth Day, 2020 >>
* Why Educating Students for the 21st Century is a False Promise >>
* CERN: With 10s millions of collisions, LHC experiments spot rarer members of particle family >>
* How Facebook Could Organize The Internet. >> >>
* Does the Y Chromosome Inspire Confidence? >> >>
* Observations: Good teachers really do make a difference >>
* Sperm Recognize Brothers Team Up for Speed >>

* New Eye on the Sun Delivers Stunning First Images | NASA Video >>
* Iceland volcano: why we were lucky we weren’t wiped out >>
* Software and the Singularity >>
* Scientists Reveal New Way to Analyse Neural Signals >>
* Boredom is a Killer >>
* Venus, Mercury, and Moon >>

* Five Paths to Unlimited Renewable Energy >>
* News for 2010-04-22 >>
* U. scientist links one gene to intelligence >>
* 7 Cool Segway Videos or How I Learned To Stop Laughing & Love the Segway >>
* Particle with one-quarter electron charge Could Enable fault Tolerant…” >>
* Caltech researchers create ‘sound bullets’ >>
* Genome Sequencing Becomes a Family Affair-Technology Review: Blogs: TR Editors’ blog:” >>
* A special report on innovation in emerging markets: The world turned upside down >>
* In the Internet age, we’re lonelier than we think >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 22 April Feb 2010 >>
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Tristans Daily Link Review; 22 April Feb 2010

* Zuckerberg: We Are Building A Web Where The Default Is Social >>
* Cornell researchers reveal structure of key protein >>
* Protein in Cow Brains Holds Promise for Alternative Energy >>
* How immune cells sniff out bacteria >>
* Researchers Develop Mini Robotic Muscles >>
* Futuristic Undies Monitor Your Secretions >>
* Artificial Skin Developed for Research, Potential Future Therapy >>
* Medical Market May Soon Get Moby MED, a New Clinical Tablet >>
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* Updated A-Pod Is Faster, More Nimble >>
* Single atoms go transparent >>
* Big Bang Alternatives, anyone? [Starts With A Bang] >>
* The promise of DNA vaccines >>
* 4-D Microscopy Captures the Movements of Individual Atoms >>
* Videos and slides for Foresight Conference now posted >>
* The Evolution of Evolution’s Evolution >>

* These Legs Were Made For Walkin’ >>
* How Our Brains Make Memories by Greg Miller | Smithsonian Magazine >>
* Memories are stored in a region of the brain called the… >>
* Android on the iPhone? Finally, a compelling OS on an Apple device >>
* ACTA Treaty Released >>
* Microsoft adapts Office Web Apps for Facebook >>
* Here Comes the Sun … in Mind-Blowing Space-Telescope Video >>
* How Recycling Robots Could Help Us Clean the Planet >>

* The Key to Fixing Global Warming? China >>
* Alcatel-Lucent Boosts Broadband Over Copper To 300Mbps >>
* Brain Images Predict Suicide Risk >>
* Here’s Why The Banking Crisis Is Crushing Entrepreneurs And Turning Us All Into Spendthrifts >>
* New speed cameras trap motorists from space – Telegraph >>
* Study: Bomb’s Shock Waves May Electrify the Brain >>
* Frederick Balagadde: Bio-lab on a microchip | Video on TED.com >>

* Modernizing Privacy in the Internet Age : The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It” >>
* Key molecular step to fighting off viruses identified >>
* Caltech researchers create ‘sound bullets’ >>
* Ancestral Eve crystal may explain origin of life’s left-handedness >>
* The Last Resort promises solar-powered life on the high seas >>
* How red wine may shield brain from stroke damage >>
* Toilet Paper Problem: Good Raw Material Being Wiped Out (LiveScience.com) >>
* mashable: 5 Ways Classrooms Can Use Video Conferencing – >> >>

* Electric car travels world-record 345 miles on a charge >>
* Bio-lab on a microchip: Frederick Balagadde on TED.com >>
* SETI Releases Its Collected Data to the Public, Wants Open-Source Search for Whatever’s Out There >>
* Using Lasers to Steam-Clean Buildings After a Radioactive or Chemical Attack >>
* briansolis: The State and Future of Twitter 2010: Part Two >> >>
* Bill Gates on How to Fix World’s Biggest Problems [LIVE VIDEO] – >> >>
* 11-Million-Year-Old Primate Discovered >>

* The insane plan to convert dead airliners into hydrofoils >>
* Futuristic washing machine looks like a giant iPod >>
* Play MIT’s New Video Game to Help Train Smarter Robots >>
* The State and Future of Twitter 2010: Part Two >>
* mashable: Facebook Reveals FriendFeed’s Future [VIDEO] – >> >>
* Add Facebook to your site with Social Plugins ? >>
* om: Facebook Opens Up to the Web — Is That Good or Bad? >>
* Facebook Makes Itself a Central Point of Failure for the Web >>

* Internet of Things Can Make Us Human Again >> >>
* How future historians will use the Library of Congress’s Twitter archives >>
* The Inflated Threat from Iran >>
* Miranda Wrongs: Reading Too Much into the Genome >>
* Seek-and-destroy cancer gene therapy result hailed >>
* Copy and paste on the Droid Incredible and in the HTC Sense user interface >>

* Plastic chips monitor body functions and Implantible Sensors >>
* Circuit Diagram >>
* It comes soon enough >>
* Meet the Genius Bird: Crafty Crows Use Tools to Solve a Three-Step Problem >>
* A New Mode of Self-Reference >>
* Quantum Mechanics Explains How Muscle Produces Force >>

* Wednesday Round Up #112 >>
* Interview David Barrett Who Lead a Team that Made a Robotic Fish, Robotic Snakes and Robotic Cars >>
* News for 2010-04-21 >>
* RNA Interference Delivered Using Nanoparticles Hits Target in Human Patients >>
* Festo’s Extraordinary Robots That Mimic Biology (video) >>
* Carbon Nanotubes Boost Cancer-Fighting Cells >>
* Will Humans and Extraterrestrial Life Share DNA Roots? >>

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* Anti-Cancer Agent Stops Metastasis In Its Tracks >>
* Goldilocks Zone may go colder than previously thought >>
* EA Launches Ultima-Based Browser Game >>
* Extending the scope of augmented reality to what you CAN’T see >>
* Extend your desktop onto your smartphone >>
* Universe Today Wants Your Shuttle Landing Images/Videos! >>
* Ten Things You Don’t Know About Comets >>
* The Singularity Is Near: The Movie — Sneak Preview. It’s Awesome! >>
* Regulating Advanced Nanotech >>
* Laser adds extra dimension to lab-on-chip >>

* A Hunger for Good Learning >>
* Human Beats 340-Pound Robot in Football Kick-off >>
* Timelapse video of ShaperCube 3D printer build >>
* Microsoft throws its weight behind Web Open Font format >>
* Forget 10% Unemployment, The Real Job Loss Pain Number Is 54% >>
* The 5 Golden Truths Of Referrals Every Business Owner Should Know >>
* GPS Built Into Your Visor >>
* E-ink concept could change the face of newspapers >>

* Shanghai(d) Expo 2010: 15 Cutting-Edge Architectural Designs >>
* Why America’s Telecom System Stinks >>
* Man climbed 13000ft and then jumped off [PICS / VIDEO] >>
* Study: Teen Girls Average 80 Texts Per Day, Boys 30 >>
* The iPad DJ >>
* If you reload an inkjet cartridge with human cells, can you print skin? YES! [bioephemera] >>
* Bone-eating worms 30 million years old >>
* An artificial eye on your driving >>
* Lousy DNA Reveals When People First Wore Clothes >>
* Jumping DNA: “Selfish” jumping genes most common in nature >>

* No gain from brain training >>
* X-37B robotic space plane aims for Thursday launch (AP) >>
* Samsung Intros Industry`s First Higher-performing 20nm-class NAND Flash Memory >>
* U.K. Launches a Largest-Ever Effort to Turn Genetic Info Into Better Medical Treatments >>
* FIRST Champion Robots (and the Students Who Built Them) [Robots] >>
* DARPA Plans Upgds to SPHERES Satellites: Smart Visual Nav, Force-Field Thrusters >>
* NASA’s Earth Day Runs On 56,832-Core, 128-Screen Climate Research Supercomputer >>

* timoreilly: Drupalcon keynote slides: Open Source / Data in the Age of the Cloud… >>
* Why We CAN Trust Machines – Even to Run Society >>
* Introducing Google Places >> >>
* 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet >>
* X PRIZE Aims to Launch $100M in Prizes Over Next 10 Years, Targeting 4 Key Areas >>
* Archive Gallery: Vintage Robots >>
* Google releases tool to show government censorship requests >>

* What’s After the Real Time Web?” >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-04-20 >>
* The Global Brain is About to Wake Up” >>
* What could we expect if a supereruption were to occur today? >>
* All the limitative theorems of metamathematics and the theory of computation suggest…” >>
* Transhumanism Gets Its Own Role Playing Game >>
* Saturn’s Moons Dione and Titan from Cassini >>
* EXPO21XX: Where the Bots Are | h+ Magazine >>

* What will the browser look like in five years? >>
* Rewiring Plants Could Super-Size Crops >>
* DARPA announces plans for self-piloted flying car >>
* How Our Brains Make Memories >>

* Quantum broadband becomes reality >>
* Quantum Cryptography Now Fast Enough For Video >>
* BBC News – In pictures: Oceans’ tiniest life” >>
* 10 Smart Clothes You’ll Be Wearing Soon >>
* Textbooks going digital >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 20 April Feb 2010 >>

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